The News Desk is a collection of news, notes and breaking items affecting the Fredericksburg community.

The News Desk archives:

Acting chief named at battlefield park

Jackson’s last night remembered

Chancellorsville: Fighting is pretend, but ‘sutlers’ make real money

Soldiers’ harrowing tales shared at park

COLUMN: Fun replaces fear when battles aren’t bloody

Crowd gets feel for history at Chancellorsville’s 150th

Chancellorsville 150: Events slated for big anniversary weekend in Spotsylvania County

Pictures: Chancellorsville’s 150th anniversary

Students get lesson on the Civil War

COLUMN: Running the Flank Attack March

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